The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 575 519 529
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 26 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 27
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£335 £320 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11700 8868 9312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 17.11% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6606 4972 4850
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 389 607
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 22 £343 +7.03% 14
London -5 9 £405 +3.51% 5
City of London +21 3 £308 -18.00%
Yorkshire -7 3 £275 +10.00% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £313 -1.57%
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 2
East of England -8 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £350 +9.80%
North West -11 1 - -
South West -32 1 £363 +11.53% 1
South East -39 1 £275 -11.29% 4
Tyne and Wear - 1 £355 -
Edinburgh - 1 £285 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £355 -
North East - 1 £355 -
Scotland - 1 £285 -
Greenwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 49 (96.08%) Oracle
2 29 (56.86%) Oracle Database
3 28 (54.90%) SQL
4 19 (37.25%) OCP
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
5 18 (35.29%) Linux
6 17 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 14 (27.45%) Replication
7 14 (27.45%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
10 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
10 11 (21.57%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
11 10 (19.61%) General Ledger
11 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 9 (17.65%) Data Guard
12 9 (17.65%) Oracle Receivables

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) Jetty
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Assets
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) Oracle Database
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.96%) Essbase
9 1 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
1 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
3 10 (19.61%) General Ledger
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Electronics
7 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
7 1 (1.96%) German Language
7 1 (1.96%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) DBA
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) Functional Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) Java EE
2 2 (3.92%) Spring MVC
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) Flash
3 1 (1.96%) JMS
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) Servlets
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Java SE
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Statistics
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) HACMP
7 1 (1.96%) DTV
7 1 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) UNIX
3 6 (11.76%) Solaris
4 5 (9.80%) Windows
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.84%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) VME
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
1 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
3 7 (13.73%) Service Management
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.76%) ITSM
5 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
6 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (5.88%) Database Security
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Analytics
8 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) Korn
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) COBOL
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) OCP
2 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) Degree
5 6 (11.76%) MCITP
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.80%) IBM Certification
7 4 (7.84%) OCA
8 2 (3.92%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.96%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (1.96%) RHCE
9 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Data Guard
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (96.08%) Oracle
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.96%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Siebel
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Huawei
7 1 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB